Experts underestimated EHRs’ impact on burnout after HITECH Act

A study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association found that policy experts underestimated the impact of widespread electronic health record use on clinician burnout at the time of the HITECH Act’s passage in 2009.   The retrospective look examined the discussions at the AMIA’s 2009 Annual Health Policy Meeting,… Read More »

Healer, are you so different from me?

My heart pumps rhythmically, as does yours, and aches when sadness strikes. I am stressed and discouraged when I feel I have no control over an illness that invades my body.  Is this not true for you as you lay in your bed at night, feeling that “your best was not good enough” to help… Read More »